My graduation collection of 2015, entitled CHARLES, explored the idea of the evolution of the human body and the predicted speciation of the human race into a new, evolved form. It was motivated by the idea of offering a form that though recognizably human, uncovers a liminal being who shakes our certainty of the human race as a static species.
The idea of evolution, and the human as we know it becoming 'the other' is a concept which has long fascinated my thoughts. In addition to this concept allowing the exploration of the 'avant garde' in an otherwise retail fashion-centric curriculum, this concept allowed for the combination of heavy research, with outlandish imagination and the opportunity to place the self as the emerging humanoid species and imagine what one would look like thousands of years into the future.
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